University of Washington School of Public Health

Lorenzo Giacani - SPH Faculty Bio

Lorenzo Giacani


Associate Professor, Medicine - Allergy and Infectious Dis.
Adjunct Associate Professor, Global Health

Research Interests

Pathogenesis of syphilis; congenital syphilis;gene regulation in Treponema pallidum, the agent of syphilis; treponema pallidum outer membrane proteins; subspecies and strains; vaccine development, antibiotic resistance; molecular epidemiology; multilocus strain typing system.


PhD   Medical Biotechnology, University of Bologna (Italy), 2005
BS   Molecular Biology, University of Bologna (Italy), 1998